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a short time ago. ktvu's alex savidge was there and joins us live with what led deputies to the suspects and what the victims' family said today at the announcement. good afternoon, alex. >> reporter: well, good afternoon. the victims' family has waited a lon time for this. they tell me they never gave up hope. it's been more than two decades in this case. it's been a lot of frustration, a lot of despair for this family but they are glad with the work that the cold case detectives have put in, in this case and finally, they say, the man accused of killing their beloved father, the two people accused of killing their beloved father, both behind bars. >> we're pretty overwhelmed at the moment. very surreal. not like something can tell you what to expect when this happens. we waited a long, long time. >> reporter: that's tammy borha. she's the victim's father. he was found dead in the east bay hills back in 1990. the homicide was originally investigated by the east bay regional parks police. investigators at the time zeroed in on the victim's ex- wife, sheryl ann dras, and her lover, willia
. >> thank you, sal. >>> new at noon -- a man wanted for armed robbery is in custody after briefly escaping u.s. marshals who showed under at his door with a search warrant. that warrant was served after 8:00 this morning at a home on the 3200 block of market street in oakland. but the suspected robber still in his pajamas jump requested out of a window, leading marshalls, police and the fbi on a chase. after an hour and a half search, the suspected robber was found hiding behind the west oakland youth center as was taken into custody. >> at the time they saw the suspect flee, they were confident, he was not armed with any kind of firearm that could impose danger to the public. >> the suspected robber in his 20s has not been identified. >>> oakland police are searching for whoever set a young man on fire while riding an a.c. transit bus. it happened after 5:00 last night on the 57 line near macarthur boulevard and ardly avenue. police sources tell ktvu the victim is 18 years old and he suffered burns to both of his legs. police are reviewing surveillance video from the bus. >>> santa clara coun
savidge got a closeup look at the work and joins us live. good afternoon, alex. >> reporter: good afternoon. i'm standing on the lower deck of the old eastern span. right now, up above us, there are crews busy at work and they are tearing apart a portion of the upper deck. while there's a lot of heavy machinery busy and working up there on the upper deck, drivers coming across the new bay bridge probably won't even notice what's going on. caltrans led a tour on the old eastern span of the bay bridge, where crews have started dismantling the 14-long foot section of roadway. jack hammers, saws and excavators are removing concrete and rebar. this portion of the upper deck is between the two steel peaks. the work will take six weeks to complete. as they tear this apart, it's possible rebar and concrete could fall. but the contractors have put in place a containment system to catch all of the debris. >> obviously the bottom deck is there to catch anything that falls but also to avoid any of it could fall in the bay. >> reporter: clearing away this portion of the upper deck will allow c
police officers pull up it does not allow us to see how the familiar is doing and the memorial church and we will not disturb you with more than 1,000 found of thanksgiving to brighten thousands of thanksgiving families. >>> and we are helping shoppers given an earlier thanks and also there are special thanksgiving morning deals, amazon is going to help with deliveries and they will be sunday deliveries but only in los angeles and new york city starting this weekend. they will expand to other years. >>> google has filed an electronic pattern to a smart phone in the pocket and it can be used in busy streets and crowded restaurants and it could also measure and act like like a fend investigators. he is looking for what richie incognito continually and he said he did not intend. >> this is not an issue of and this is an issue not about bullying but an issue of that i have taken stuff too far and i don't know i was hurting him. >> they suspended him after the issue occurred and it is not shore how long how strong it is. >>> utilities across the state, they are spraying silver eye tied to
that develops. that will be with us for the next couple of hours and that will make for a tough drive. we'll have more coming up in about ten minutes. >> thank you steve. >>> the wet weather has made for a difficult commute including a fallen tree in san francisco that interfered with the hyde street cable car line. there have been weather-related accidents and traffic backups on both sides of the bay. pg&e is working on scattered outages. at last check, 100 customers were -- 11 customers were without -- 1100 customers were without power. classes have been canceled at the silver creek high school because of the power outage. there were signs held up for those who didn't get a phone message. >> we came into school early on, we found out that there's no power at school. we got initial report from pg&e that we would have power back up by 9:00 a.m. we were hoping to still have school. just at a modified late start time. >> power should be restored about now but school won't resume until tomorrow. crews discovered the problem was due to a damaged underground cable. it's not clear if that's con
to us. >> reporter: in hard-hit ill illinois, at least six people have died. dozens more are injured. search-and-rescue operations continue monday. the governor has declared seven counties disaster areas. in lebanon, indiana, a sheriff's deputy caught the approaching twister on his dash cam. the wind flipped the car into the patio area of this starbucks and blew out the windows of the building. >> our father -- >> reporter: anthony corey prayed as the tornado approached his home in washington, illinois. >> i just couldn't believe it. we just -- we saw just pieces of homes and cars just, you know, flying up on the air and just destruction. >> reporter: the storm tore apart an indiana factory while workers were inside. no one was injured. >> i seen the rain start swirling and i took off running. the next thing i know stuff was flying next to me. >> reporter: in peoria, illinois, the news anchors had to cut their coverage and evacuate. >> we may need to take shelter ourselves right now. >> we do. >> we need to go off the air. we'll be back when we can. >> reporter: despite all of this
around, you can see people packed in the street and there in front of us this is why, two bat cars, one for batman and one for bat kid and where are they? they are getting a bite to eat because they are exhausted. it has already when a been a busy morning and it is just beginning. >>> it was a super morning as they rolled out, batman in one and bat kid in the other, the streets were jammed with masses all who wanted to see his dream come true, in he crowd his parents and a bus load of family and friends overwhelmed by it. >> i never dreamed it would be like this, but san francisco thank you, it is amazing. we are just from a small town up north and to have it explode like this is just really a blessing. >> back up, please. >> there is something about this little boy that speaks to so many young and old, so many who simply want to see his wish come true. >> i think it will make him happy and make us happy too because he is happy. >> how cool is this wish? >> it is really awesome actually. >> the super hero made the city a little safer today, rescuing a damsel in distress from this cable
appear to be improving. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. brian flores joins us from oakland. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. says this was a comur glitch caused by an upgrade. whether it's a computer glitch or a glitch to the tentative agreement, the passengers are frustrated. >> we're not running any service at this time. >> reporter: the words b.a.r.t. commuters did not want to hear this morning as the system failed and inconvenienced many. >> if it's not one thing, it's another. >> it's more convenient for me to take b.a.r.t., especially on friday. >> reporter: the glitch, according to b.a.r.t., is pinpointed to an upgrade to a network server. according to b.a.r.t., the glitch occurred sometime around midnight and caused the central computer to go offrhine which affected the -- offline which affected the switches. b.a.r.t. had to manually switch the switches. >> obviously when you have computers that normally do that and then you are relying on people to do that, it's so much more time consuming. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. was trying to get the trains running by 5:00. then it got change
, and the potential in office remind us of what is possible and not just with the force of arms but our commitment to peace, that is what keeps us strong and makes us a beacon to the world. and it will continue so long as i am president of the united states. and that spirit, not just what we can criticize or tear down, what we can build together, that is what brings me here today because it is long passed time to fix our broken immigration system. [applauds] [applauds] >> reporter: and this was a big day for a lot of people who came down to see the president, many of them waited to get through security and they are glad the president is pushing forward on immigration. hundreds of people lined up early this morning, tickets in hand waiting to see president barack obama in person after passing through tight security, guests made their way through the gym at the betty young center and he is calling on congress to fix the country's immigration system. >> i would love to hear more on the dream act and what that will mean for young people living in america, right? >> reporter: this is coupled with tight
to let us know what -- treasure island to let us know what concerned families are saying. >> they certainly are concerned. we've spoken to many families and this afternoon as well. they say they received letters back in march telling them about the low level radiation that they deemed safe. but what they didn't know is what to think about these radioactive shards found here and with kids running around, that's especially disturbing they say. it looks like a rock. something perhaps a little kid could pick up. from an internal memo, this shard found earlier this year is considered radioactively dangerous. according to the memo obtained by the center for investigative reporting, some shards were found on public lawns near apartment buildings on treasure island. this one found on bayside drive. the memo states if held long enough, it could cause burns, hair loss. the concern is that pieces like this may be on other parts of the island. residents we spoke with want it discovered and cleaned up quick. >> the concern, get it done immediately. let's move as fast as possible. don'
. >>> a licensed hunter uses a bow and arrow to kill a wild big in a gate east bay community. >>> plus -- students and teachers coming together in solidarity for a high school senior who was burned. the unique way they are showing their solidarity. >>> supertyphoon haiyan is battering the philippines. it's being called one of the strongest storms ever recorded. it's leaving massive devastation in the wake. this video shows some of the incredible force of the storm. authorities are reporting three deaths and seven injuries but communication systems are down and the death toll could be much higher. i'm mike mibach. >>> the storm is being held right here in the bay area. and katie utehs is live from milpitas. what are those in the community telling you? >> reporter: at this point, they are trying to reach family and friends and with little successful. as you mentioned, telephone service is wiped out as well as power in many communities. they are trying via facebook. but it's easy to see why you wouldn't have services when you take a look at the video of the damage. the storm hit the country's eastern
. i think te will be with us for the evening drive home. when i come back, i will have a look at the future cast model. we'll talk about this rain and how long it will stick around. >>> the rain already starting to fall in some parts of the bay area. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live from the north bay where folks are seeing the most rainfall at the moment. tara? >> reporter: yeah. we've been seeing steady drizzle in sebossty -- sebastopol. we did see some rain in guerneville and then here downtown we've seen scattered umbrellas, birds taking some baths. a lot of people walking around trying to sort of stay dry. people overall are pretty excited about this wet weather. this is the first significant rain in the bay area in two months. we've had less than 4 inches of rain in san francisco this year. according to the national weather service, that makes it the driest year in 164 years of recordkeeping. usually the city gets more than 16 inches through mid-november. >> i think it's wonderful. it's long overview and very, very welcome. >> reporter: do you very any plans today? >>
:51, 9:57 they worked that fire. i am joined by herr her to tell us what happened, you said there was smoke, right? >> there was a car fire 2/3 through the tunnel, once the car caught on fire the tunnel -- the tunnel quickly filled with smoke so we coordinated with cal trans and had the ventilation fans and had the air blown there, because the people were evacuating and leaving their cars and walking out, we wanted to make sure they had no smoke inhalation and do that. >> you said there was eight but the number changed a little. >> we had 7 people transported as a precautionary measure, some were children so with wanted to make sure they didn't have serious smoke issues. >> where do things stand right now. >> they have opened that tunnel, they noticed a wire hanging there so they are checking to see what the wire is. >> thank you so much for talking to us and joining us right there, as i said you can see that, i was told there was 8 but one person decided not to go to the hospital, they were checked out for smoke inhalation, we will stay on top of that, there were people uns
were made and one police officer was injured. she joins us live now to explain how long this is expected to last and what protesters are upset about. good afternoon, claudine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. yes, this work stoppage is over rules that truck drive rerbs say will cost them -- drive remembers say will cost them tens of thousands of dollars. if you look in the background, you can see the trucks are making their way into the port. port officials tell me things are operating slower than normal and we can show you why. things started to heat up after 5:00 a.m. this morning as workers tried to get into the port. >> ma'am, you cannot block this car. >> reporter: she moved but the line of picketers didn't. >> they are trying to facility their first amendment rights. >> reporter: as police tried to clear entrance, tempers rose. >> don't touch me! don't touch me! >> reporter: one impatient driver ran over the foot of this oakland officer. >> hey! yeah! [bleep] >> all right! >> reporter: he was okay. but moments later, at another gate look closely because a protes
approve a measure tomorrow. janine de la vega tells us why it's drawing controversy. >> reporter: a year after the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut, sunnyvale mayor is leadth push for stricter gun control here. >> i guess it was a low crime rate in newtown, too. >> reporter: measure c requires a gun owner to tell police within 48 hours if their gun is lost or stolen. it prohibits ammunition magazines that can hold more than ten rounds. gun owners are required to lock their guns away ifs -- firearms are not in their immediate possession -- firearms are not in their immediate possession. >> not the way to do it. >> reporter: they would be required to maintain ammunition sales. those prohib interred from owning guns would be deterred from purchasing ammunition. some who live in the sunny arts neighborhood say the restrictions make them vulnerable. recent break-ins have led them to install security cameras. >> they know you can't have an armed weapon. >> reporter: supporters say more gun safety is needed to prevent accidental deaths, shootings and suicides. >> it has t
for an infant missing from sunnyvale. ktvu's robert handa joins us live with more on where police believe the baby might be and some insight into what led to the disappearance. >> reporter: good afternoon. things have calmed down quite a bit here at the apartment complex on helen avenue in sunnyvale where the mother lives. as you heard during the morning newscast, the law enforcement focus has shifted from the family home here to the san diego area where the father has been spotted by people as well as detected in locations by tracking his cell phone. the search is on for 22-year- old mesut guler, the father suspected of abducting his 2- week-old century, henry guler. police say the father who works as a barrista at the mart courtyard -- marriott courtyard, sent the mother a text saying she was leaving the state if she called police. she did call police. police got a ping on his cell phone in the kerney mesa area in san diego. then with an alert on, chp got a call shortly after 2:00 a.m. that the vehicle had been spotted in the hillcrest area. at 3:27 a.m., chp got another call reporting
being arrested tuesday, the a day aft incident. tara moriarty joins us live with the charges the teen could be facing and the latest on the victim. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. as far as the suspect goes, we know the high school student is going to be arraigned at 2:00 this morning at the wiley emmanuel courthouse. we don't know if he's going to be charged as an adult or could be facing enhanced charges for a hate crime. we say that because the victim in this case is agender. he is a gender activist. fleischmann was asleep on a you public bus when another passenger lit his skirt on fire. we spoke to the school director in berkley this morning who says sasha is a straight a student, extremely agree gra glaruous and charming. >> she's extremely liked. she's a national merit scholarship, semifinalist, very proud of that. >> reporter: he writes, i just came out as gender year to my parents. basically i don't identify as masculine or feminine. he became involved in the issue of nongender gathering 27,000 signatures on the internet in hoping to bring the subject to president
the ability to keep their current healthcare plans. >> if this letter makes more promise for us, that we don't need at this moment. >> the letter says due to the affordable care act gloria's health insurance care is cancelled. >> i don't know what is going to happen. >> they don't know who to trust. >> this came on us like a ton of bricks. >> i think it is fair to say the roll out has been rough so far. >> facing credit simple from them the president announced a change to the act allowing people who received those cancellation notices to keep their healthcare plans for one year after all. >> to those americans i hear you loud and clear, i said that i would do everything i can to fix this problem and today i am offering an idea to help do it. >> they scheduled a vote on friday, he says that won't change it. >> when it comes to obamacare it is clear the american people simply can't trust this white house. >> republicans and even democrats in congress aren't satisfied with the president's proposal. the house has scheduled a vote on that republican plan on friday, live in washington, justin gray
of using racial slurs and putting a bike rack around his neck. >>> and more than seven armed robberies and the key evidence that police are now reviewing. >>> good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. the tentative deal between b.a.r.t. and its union is in jeopardy as the b.a.r.t. board decides whether or not to accept it. ktvu's sal castanedo is monitoring the situation and explains the so-called error that could jeopardize the error. >> reporter: tori, good afternoon. right now, the b.a.r.t. board is inside voting on whether or not to take this clause, this error out of the contract and so far we're getting word that three of the board members have at least said that they will not go forward with this contract with that clause in it. you will remember when the b.a.r.t. strike ended, b.a.r.t. unions were given a new contract to vote on which was subsequently approved. last week, b.a.r.t. board members said a clause mistakenly left in if honored would cost the agency too much money over the labor deal. the union says b.a.r.t. is going back on its word which was negotiated in good faith. the c
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